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CVE-2016-6516

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Date: August 6, 2016

Race condition in the ioctl_file_dedupe_range function in fs/ioctl.c in the Linux kernel through 4.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly gain privileges by changing a certain count value, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.

Language: C

Severity Score

Severity Score

Weakness Type (CWE)

Buffer Errors

CWE-119

Race Conditions

CWE-362

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CVSS v3.1

Base Score:
Attack Vector (AV): LOCAL
Attack Complexity (AC): HIGH
Privileges Required (PR): NONE
User Interaction (UI): NONE
Scope (S): UNCHANGED
Confidentiality (C): LOW
Integrity (I): LOW
Availability (A): LOW

CVSS v2

Base Score:
Access Vector (AV): LOCAL
Access Complexity (AC): MEDIUM
Authentication (AU): NONE
Confidentiality (C): PARTIAL
Integrity (I): PARTIAL
Availability (A): PARTIAL
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